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Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress

Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330, Georgia
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Looks good from the outside

The castle walls look good when walking around hem. But unfortunately, due to renovations I could... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
chewie999
,
Adelaide
Nice fortress

Unfortunately, at the moment, the fortress is being renovated, so it´s not more than a construction... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Ana L
,
Boliden, Sweden
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor14%
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1 Aug 2017
“Looks good from the outside”
19 Jun 2017
“Nice fortress”
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Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The castle walls look good when walking around hem. But unfortunately, due to renovations I could not go inside to check out the Church and Palace.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Unfortunately, at the moment, the fortress is being renovated, so it´s not more than a construction yard. The fortress walls are quite nice, though.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Still under renovation at time of visit, however, we could wander inside briefly. Spectacular views over the city into the snow capped mountains.

Thank 424jog
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We halted in Telavi on our way back to Tbilisi after a night halt at the Lopota resort. The fortress is located right on the main road and at present no internal access is allowed . There are good views of the mountains . If...More

Thank Amit B
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

the area around the fortress is very nice, but the fortress itself is just a wall, inside there was construction when i went there.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very authentic castle, but almost all territory is under reconstruction. Very beautiful sights of Alasany walley!

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

A lot of money has been poured into the restoration of Telavi which with the exception of this fort and Tsinandali has little to detain you although it is a pleasant enough place. The fortress looks out over the plain at the back and has...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Gate on side opposite statue to Irakali open but a building site with hoardings you can't see past. peering through gate on Irakali side shows some building inside that doesn't look too inspiring our a loss to miss. Best view is of walks from outside....More

Thank Simon H
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress in old Telavi is overlooking Alazani valley. It is fortress of Georgian Kings, you can visit the statue of one of them near the fortress, Erekle the II, One of the greatest Kings of Georgia. near by you can visit oldest tree in...More

Thank Giostours
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

I have seen bigger and longer. The walls are well preserved, but there is not clear indications how to get inside, you have to surround the wall to find the right entrance. Is the one closer to the old town of the city. For a...More

Thank Smallfishbigworld
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